IOBC-WPRS is one of six Regional Sections of the International Organisation for Biological Control. IOBC was established in 1955 to promote environmentally safe methods of pest and disease control in plant protection.

Members of WPRS are individual scientists, governmental, scientific or commercial organisations from 24 countries of Europe, Mediterranean region and the Middle East. IOBC-WPRS encourages collaboration in promoting feasible and environmentally safe methods of pest and pathogen control. Find out more about the aims and objectives of IOBC-WPRS.


Meetings & Activities

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Update: Several IOBC-WPRS meetings had to be postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. More information see Meetings & Activities page.


IOBC-WPRS WGs "Integrated Control in Protected Crops, Temperate and Mediterranean Climate", 30.08.-03.09.2021, Brest, France. The meeting had to be rescheduled once again to 28-31 August 2023.
Video Contributions 2021: Thanks for sharing your current, ongoing research!
All the short videos about your current research can be found on the IOBC-WPRS YouTube channel.

Video contributions 2021, Working Groups Integrated Control in Protected Crops,

Share your studies, get recognized and activate scientific exchange and discussions! Further contributions are still welcome. Send us a short video (2-3 min.) about your current research to exchange within the members of the Working Groups and further interested uses (open to public).

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IOBC-WPRS Council-Convenor Meeting, 29.11.-01.12.2019 in Belgrade, Serbia

We had a great time in Belgrade with great people, inspring discussions, fruitful brainstormings and lots of fun!

More information: Programme, Convenor Activity Reports, Presentations, Photos and Video


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